Kyocera Backlight lifetime extended to 100K hours

Date: Fri 24th July 2015

Kyocera Backlight lifetime extended to 100K hours

Kyocera TFT displays to provide greater usability and improved reliability

Rochester, UK, 21st July 2015.  Display specialist Ginsbury has announced  that Kyocera is to increase the LED backlight lifetime in twenty-six of its TFT LCD modules. The Japanese display manufacturer will increase the backlight lifetime to 100,000 hours across a range of displays to provide greater usability and improved reliability.

The long-life backlight portfolio includes display modules from Kyocera's range of Advanced Wide View (AWV) displays, Super High Brightness (SHB) panels and a number of popular standard modules. Display module sizes range from 4.3-inch to 12.1-inch displays. All extended lifetime modules feature an extended operating temperature range of -30°C to +85°C.

Neville Milward, Director, Ginsbury explained, “Kyocera's display development strategy is to design and produce displays for the industrial market. In simple terms this means display modules with high reliability characteristics and an extended operating lifetime.

The improved efficiency of the backlights in the Kyocera display modules has enabled an increase the lifetime of the display. The enhanced modules are particularly suited for applications that require continuous 24-hour operation over extended periods in harsh environments.

Kyocera is also starting to employ a company-wide environmental strategy to reduce electrical waste, produce more reliable, longer lasting displays and ensure the long term availability of existing display modules.

All Kyocera TFT displays with extended backlight lifetime are available from Ginsbury immediately.

About Ginsbury Electronics

Ginsbury Electronics is a specialist flat panel display distributor. Ginsbury can offer a comprehensive range of off-the-shelf display and monitor solutions or provide fully integrated turnkey display solutions for diverse and demanding applications. An engineering driven, customer focused business, Ginsbury is able to provide exemplary levels of technical, product and logistical support to specialised and emerging vertical markets. Ginsbury supplies display products and solutions to industrial, commercial, retail and military markets throughout the UK and Europe. Ginsbury is an ISO9000 and AS9120 approved company. For further information on Ginsbury products and solutions, please visit

For further details please contact:

Ginsbury Electronics Ltd

4 Exeter House, Beaufort Court

Sir Thomas Longley Road


Kent ME2 4FE


tel: 01634 298900

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